Definition of scripture
- the primitive man's awe for any scripture
- —George Santayana
someone who frequently quotes Scripture
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First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Scripture : the books of either the Old Testament or the New Testament or of both : the Bible
scriptures : the sacred writings of a religion
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to speak or write verbosely and windily
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